Nomination: Trudy’s Big Swim: How Gertrude Ederle Swam the English Channel and Took the World by Storm

Macy, Sue. Trudy’s Big Swim: How Gertrude Ederle Swam the English Channel and Took the World by Storm. Illus. by Matt Collins. 2017. 36p. Holiday House, Inc., $16.95 (9780823436651). Gr. 1-5.

During a time when women in sports were just starting to gain the recognition they deserved, Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to swim across the English Channel.